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exercise with the u.s. navy. the drills are being conducted off of south korea's east coast. we have more from seoul. it is an exercise that has been months in the planning. -- >> it is an exercise that has been months in the planning. a third nuclear test could lead the us and south korea to plan for a preemptive strike against the north in the future to prevent a nuclear missile launch. >> the us will have a nuclear submarine around the korean coast. the nuclear power can be deployed to korea. if the us and korea want, they will pre-empt, attack preemptively any time. >> they released footage of the president being briefed by security staff. >> north korea should pay the price for its provocation. we will recommend sanctions with practical effect. >> what was interesting was the wording, an explicit promise to carry out direct actions against north korea as part of the sanctions, a little more than a week after north korea said it would take strong, physical countermeasures against the south if it did so. it is very publicly responding to that challenge. from beijing, north korea's trad
>>> on this sunday night, twit of fate. a decorated former navy s.e.a.l. the yuz military's most lethal sniper, is shot and killed in texas. tonight, the remarkable life of chris kyle and what we know about the suspect. >>> fight over guns as the president makes his case for proper gun laws. the head of the nra again rejects universal background checks but the fallout over this white house photo of the president. >>> painful lesson as college loan debt soars, a record number of grat ritts are having trouble making payments foent, the crushing burden after earning that degree. >>> and diet myths. in the never-ending battle to lose weight is there anything that really works? yet another study trying to separate fact from fiction. >>> good evening. we begin tonight with a tragic irony that is befallen an american hero. a former navy s.e.a.l. who surviveed four combat tours in iraq and along the way became the most lethal sniper in american military history has been murdered in texas. authorities in lancaster, texas, have charged another former iraq war veteran with killing chris kyl
.s. navy is reports in israeli officials spoke to u.s. a administration officials and informs them they are planning and carrying out an attack on an arms shipments said to be carrying russian missiles destined for hezbollah. if those missiles were surface- to-air missiles, that would be a game changer. it would make it difficult to carry out air operations in northern israel as well as southern lebanon. the israelis are concerned about this. they are concerned about the transfer of chemical weapons from syria to hezbollah and to other groups inside syria and lebanon. they have been making statements about that in the last couple of weeks, saying if the transfer occurs, it could be a line for them. >> israeli officials have been tight-lipped about this incident. they have been speaking about their concerns over syria's dangerous weapons. >> that is right. on sunday, the israeli prime minister, benjamin netanyahu, expressed his concerns. we also had the israeli air force chief talking about the efforts they are making in the north of the country to try to prevent any kind of war or
officials. >> brown: then, we have the story of a navy seal, a sniper in the iraq war and best-selling author who was gunned down by a fellow vetan aa shooting range in texas. >> ifill: margaret warner looks at how ancient manuscripts in mali were saved, hidden from destruction during the conflict with islamist rebels. >> brown: what makes a great teacher? hari sreenivasan reports on a charter school in connecticut that uses a checklist to evaluate and keep the best of them in the classroom. >> we have parents, students, peer and principal surveys, so the teachers are really getting a whole 360 take on what they are doing well and what they need to improve. >> ill: the 500-year-old bones unearth in a parking lot in england are those of king richard iii. john burns of the "new york times" fills us in. >> brown: and we close with a conversation with a master of the short story, writer george saunders. >> for me, the approach has become to go into a story not really sure what i want to say, trying to find some little seed, crystal, an interesting sentence or an image that leads to
of islands that can be used to basically bought the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and in the air between japan and china. you have to administration, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides, there is the usual diplomatic feeling, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes a particularly seriously. and we are one ep three away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. i think there will be a war? now. on the other hand, the tension the domestic tensions in both countries would not be very easy to solve. either before conflict or after conflict, it is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that is why they are now moving or word to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing the broader relationship. so i will wrap up my comments here. despite the missteps of china over the last couple of months, it was revealed to be an iron fist in a velvet glove. the territorial
of people i saved, that's something i would brag about. >> reporter: after leaving the navy in 2009, he started a security company in his native texas. it was on a shooting range 50 miles out of fort worth that kyle and chad littlefield were shot to death. a former marine arrived with them and killed them with a semiautomatic handgun recovered at his sister's house and confessed to the murder before returning home. >> around 9:00 p.m. they spiked his tires. the vehicle was stopped, and he was apprehended without any scuffle or fight. >> reporter: the sheriff says his understanding is that ralph may suffer from mental problems related to his military service but offered no specifics or possible motive. much of kyle's time in iraq was spent providing sniper cover for u.s. troops in some of the war's most intense urban battles. >> every person i killed i have a clear conscience of, because they were actively trying to harm americans, allies or civilians. >> reporter: his skills earned him a reputation with insurgents. >> they put a bounty on your head. >> reporter: they did. you make it th
learned dykes is a navy veteran who served in the late sixties in japan and california, where he received awards for good conduct. >> people who know the hostage say he has autism and needs medication. tells me he has never been away from his mother this long. >> manuel, thanks very much. >> pelley: as president obama pushes for new gun control laws, the white house released a remarkable photograph today to back the president's claim of being a skeet shooter, the photo dated august 2012 shows the president shooting at camp david in a recent interview mr. obama says he understand it is views of gun owners because he is a sports shooter himself, leading some to question whether the president had ever fired a gun. over the last few days, one major american media company after another has announced that it has been attacked by hackers, twitter says its system was broken into and we have heard the same from three of the nation's biggest newspapers. some of these companies suspect that china is behind all of this and nancy cordes has been investigating. >> twitter called it an extremely sophist
in the marine park since january. after commanders ignored warnings from park rangers. the navy says it will be forced to dismantle the ship in order to save remove it. the reef is a unesco world heritage site. new figures show the suicide rate for u.s. veteran has increased about 20% since 2007. a study by the department of veterans affairs says close to 22 veterans take their life each day. one army veteran has been arrested in texas for shooting dead two men on a gun range. any ray routh had gone shooting with the two victims. kyle was a former navy seal who gained notoriety while in iraq. he recently spoke out against increased gun control. kyle had a routine of taking troubled u.s. veterans to gun ranges as a form of therapeutic relief. a somali american man has been found guilty of trying to detonate a bomb supplied by undercover agents in portland. a attorneys for mohamed osman mohamud accused the fbi under entrapment. he was blocked from leaving the portland area from taking another job. he could face life in prison. leon panetta has played down the role of cia torture in gat
dubbed navy seal chris kile the devil of ramaddi. a man who gained a reputation as one of the deadliest snipers in u.s. military history credited with more than 150 kills. insurgents even put a five-figure bounty on his head that was never collected. last year kile recounted his life as a sharp shooter in a best-selling book american sniper. just two weeks ago he spoke of the trouble many american troops have coming home and readjusting to civilian life. >> you're vulnerable. you're doing it for the greater good. all of a sudden you don't have an identity. >> brown: on saturday 38-year-old kile and a friend 345-year-old chad littlefield were shot dead at a gun range outside fort worth texas. >> mr. kile works with people that are suffering from some issues that have been in the military. this shooter is possibly one of those people. >> brown: the alleged killer was identified as 25-year-old eddie ray routh who had served in iraq as a u.s. marine. he was apprehended and chargedded with two counts of capital murder. melissa repko has been reporting on this story for the "dallas morning ne
friend who is also a former navy s.e.a.l. he knew chris kyle for 17 years. thank you for coming on and talking about your friend. i know you had a chance today to spend time with chris's family. you've known him a long time. it's no secret, he was dedicated to helping other soldiers coming home from war who were strug e struggling with the adjustment. was the shooting range a regular part of that to help them? >> it was part of it. from what i understand, he had talked to the kid, called him up and was like hey, do you want to get together? get out of the house? kind of clear your head out, t's go down to the shooting range and throw some rounds down range, and kind of a way to blow off a little steam, yeah. >> and i want to ask you more about that in a moment, but first, we were able to find some tape of chris talking. he was a very good speaker. he spoke at las vegas, at a gun show about the transition he went through from being a sniper who killed people. that's what he did, killed people, put them in his sights and killed people, to come home. here's a piece of what he sai
position the bottom of a strategically important chain of islands that could block the chinese navy from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them marley seriously. and we are -- particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict. do i think it'd be a war? no. on the other hand, the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader china relationship, and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the long game. i think that
that could be used to, basically, block the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. now, do i think it would be a war? no. on the other hand, the tensions and the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean that this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader, broader china relationship. and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the l
's the automatic target to shrink. it's harder to shrink the navy and air force. you have a certain amount of equipment you have to fly and sail and a certain amount of staffing you have to have in order to do it. >> holman: but thomas donnelly thinks further service personnel cuts would be unwise. >> my view is that the force is too small. it's been too small for a long time. we could not fight iraq and afghanistan properly at the same time. we've always had a so-called "two-war construct" so we could do two things at once. and that's kind of the definition of what it's been to be a global power. >> holman: another way to make budget reductions could come from reforming what's called tricare, the health care insurance system for soldiers, their families, and retired veterans, according to adams. >> the health care system is as out of control as health care costs in the country as a whole, and expensively administered. it's now a $50 billion a year system going up to $60 billion a year very quickly. it's about 10% of the defense budget just in the health care system. >> holman: those cover
says since the israeli navy keeps palestinian boats from reaching the better fishing waters farther out. >> warner: how do you feel about israelis, do you blame all israelis. >> no, there are some who are decent and some who are bad. the government is bad. >> warner: so do you think there can be peace -- >> we pray to god for peace between us. so they won't kill me and i won't kill them. >> they can't stand us, period. they don't like us at all. as far as they're concerned, we can all die. there's no solution. none at all. >> warner: attitudes making for rough waters for efforts to restart negotiations in the year to come. z >> woodruff: you can see more reporting from margaret and our team in the middle east online. >> brown: this was hillary clinton's last day on the job as secretary of state. ray suarez looks at the diplomatic career of the former first lady and u.s. senator. >> i am more optimistic today than i was when i stood here four years ago. >> suarez: clinton bid farewell to her staff today as a standing room-only crowd packed into the state department's lobby. >> i have see
understood the similarity. unlike some of its competitive navies, in in the british navy, a british naval officer had to start as a mid shipman, had to be able to do everything on the ship. literally had to be able to do every job with. had to do everything as they worked themselves up. they were not the aristocracy given commands to command ships of war. they were middle class people who became highly professional and competent. and can their crews were built on being highly professional and competent. as you know to a degree, crews benefited when they captured or destroyed an enemy ship, but if they captured it, it was prize money. and to a degree they became entrepreneurs. as one author said, they became entrepreneurs of battle. and what nelson understood was they were self-motivated and extraordinarily competent entities. and what he had to do was move them into position where those motivations and those talents could be put in position. he department have to fight the fight -- he didn't have to fight the fight for them, he had to build them into confident, competent, capable, self-co
learned a $61 million u.s. navy ship will now have to be cut into pieces after running aground on a reef in the philippines. all efforts to break "the uss guardian" free have failed. >>> one day after a bipartisan group of senators laid out a plan for immigration reform, president obama unveils his own proposal today when he visits las vegas. the president's plan is said to be more liberal. offering illegal immigrants a faster path to citizenship. >>> a murder mystery in southern california. a prominent doctor has been shot and killed. robert gilbert, a urologist known for his local tv commercials was found in his exam room with seven gunshot wounds. the suspect arrested in the same room, is described as a patient in his 70s. police are trying to figure out the motive. >>> finally, we saw at the top of the show, it could be a ride in the history books. take a look. a photographer caught an image of garrett mcnamara. you can barely see him because he's riding what is thought to be a 100-foot wave in portugal. a ten-story building looming behind him. if confirmed, mcnamara would break his
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